At the movies
Here are some of the movies playing this week at Midway Mall Cinema 9. For complete information, log onto www.midwaycinema9.com.
August: Osage County
Drama – Rated R
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional women who raised them.
Directed by: John Wells
Cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and Chris Cooper
Rated R for language, sexual references, and for drug material.
Horror – Rated R
After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple find themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin.
Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett
Cast: Allison Miller, Zach Gilford and Sam Anderson
Rated R for language and some bloody images.
The Nut Job
Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may save his life, and the rest of the park community, as he gears up for winter: Maury’s Nut Store.
Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis
Cast: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser and Liam Neeson
Rated PG for mild action and rude humor.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Jack Ryan, as a young CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner and Keira Knightley
Rated PG-13 for violence, intense action, and brief strong language.
Action/comedy – Rated PG-13
Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’ sister.
Directed by: Tim Story
Cast: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter
Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language.